Patrolman Louis Duncan Phipps

Patrolman Louis Duncan Phipps

Ashland Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, June 10, 1942

Louis Duncan Phipps

Patrolman Louis Phipps suffered a fatal heart attack after being assaulted in struck in the chest while attempting to arrest an intoxicated person at a local dance party on Pleasant Street.

He was taken to his home where he remained bedridden for four days before passing away as a result of the injury.

Patrolman Phipps had served with the Ashland Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 6, 1942
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available


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Patrolman Phipps,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Ashland. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 10, 2017

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